Programme Planning Ahead

Warning: events, dates, times and starting locations are still subject to change. Events in white lettering have been confirmed. Events in grey are walks, red are admin events, yellow socials and blue trips, all awaiting approval.

PREVIEW OF FORTHCOMING EVENTS
Hitchin to Luton
David 07477004170
Busway bus to Luton interchange then 09.41 100/101  bus to Hitchin (Kingshott School/ St Ippolyts). Walk via St Paul's Walden, Whitwell and Peters Green back to the interchange for busway bus back to Dunstable.
09.05 Church St bus stop (Poundland/Winston Churchill)
About 13 ml.
April Hostel Trip
Trip
Alan 07957 438153
This walking-hostelling trip will be from Friday April 5th - returning Tuesday April 9th.   We will stay 2 nights in the Swanage YHA. Then stay 2 nights in the Lulworth YHA. Alternatively, you can make your own arrangements for accommodation. We'll be walking in country and the coastal path. We will have a planning meeting nearer the time to arrange car-sharing and food/catering.
Walk Leader needed.
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Half-day walk
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Intermediate walk.  About 8/9 miles Walk leader needed.
Lilley Circular
Mike's Midweek Walk
Mike 07594 577129
Meet at the Winston Churchill bus stop  9.15am to catch any bus to the interchange to catch the 9.58am No 101 to Lilley.. A circular taking in a variety of footpaths & hills .Classed as a medium to hard walk remembering the time of year. Subject to timing we may be able to visit The Lilley Arms  before we make the return journey back to Luton or Dunstable.
Please call me if you wish to meet elewhere.
9.15am Church St bus stop to catch any bus to the Interchange.
Return late afternoon .
Distance max 6 miles.
Weatherspoon Wander
Bring your ideas about where to walk today and discuss them over tea/coffee. May involve a bus or two.
09.00 Gary Cooper
About 12 ml
Views of the Ver Valley
Half-day walk
Eila 07964291892
A nice reasonably easy scenic walk from Redbourn which has a pub and cafe for refreshments at the end of the walk.
9.30 Priory School
5 Miles, expect to be back in Dunstable before about 2.00 (depending on refreshment stop).
Day Walk
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Walk Leader needed.
Weatherspoon Wander
Bring your ideas about where to walk today and discuss them over tea/coffee. May involve a bus or two.
09.00 Gary Cooper
About 12 ml
Walk Leader needed.
Blows Downs Easter Sunday Walk
Intermediate walk
Steve 01582731026 07964291892
Steve is repeating this popular walk, with a few changes, up and along the Downs. There are some climbs involved. There were loads of bluebells last year.
9.30 Wilcos/Yum Yum Car Park.
around 14.00 approx 7-8 miles
Bulbourne to Leighton Buzzard
David 07477004170
09.17 61A bus to Bulbourne. Walk to Leighton Buzzard. F70/F77 bus back to Dunstable.
09.10 West Street bus stop (Lombardo's)
About 12 ml
Bluebell walk
Intermediate walk.
Sue Jenkins 07443016095
Let's go and find some bluebells.  In and around Ashridge.
Meet at Priory at 9.30 am
Return 14.00 approx
Distance 7/8 miles.
Whiteleaf Hill
Day Walk
David 07477004170
09.30 Wilko car park
Toddington to Dunstable
David 07477004170
08.59 E bus to Toddington. Walk via Tingrith, Milton Bryan, Battlesden, Tebworth, Houghton Regis to the Gary Cooper.
08.55 Church St bus stop (Winston Churchill)
About 12 ml
The Viking Centre, Claxby
Bank Holiday Weekend
John Buckley
07976 611995
A return to Claxby, 3 nights away. Exploring more of the Lincolnshire Wolds.
Ashridge Boundary
Day Walk
David 07477004170
09.30 French's Ave.
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Half-day walk
Wendy
Wendys walk details to follow
Golders Hill Park to Parliament Hill
Mike's Midweek walk
Mike 07594 577129
Catching the 9.35am Greenline No  757  from the airport to Hendon Way. We will walk to & through Golders Hill Park up The Hill onto Hampstead Heath then  following the paths to Parliament Hill, before making our way down to pick the C4/11 back to Finchley Rd to catch to the 757 back to the Interchange where will pick up a bus back to Dunstable.

Classed as a medium walk with some hills but on good footpaths. Refreshments on route at the Cafe in Holders Hill Park if necessary.

Please contact me if you wish to meet elsewhere
8.40am Chuch at bus stop to pick the 8.45am A bus to the airport.
Return late afternoon.
Distance 6-7 miles.
Flamstead to Dunstable
David 07477004170
09.05 34 bus to Flamstead. Walk via Gaddesden Row, Studham, Whipsnade to the Gary Cooper.
08.55 West Street bus stop (Lombardo's)
About 12 mls
Pitstone Hill Circular.

Intermediate walk
Olwen 07415334251
Taking a leisurely pace over Pitstone Hill we follow the Ridgeway to Tring Station and on to the canal path to Bulbourne. We will take a small detour to the College Lake Cafe before back to the canal path to Marsworth and onto Pitstone, it's windmill and then up the hill back to the car park.
Meet Priory School at 9.30.
Return 3.30 approx
Distance 10 miles approx
Wheathamsted circular
Day Walk
Peter Astier 01582 490085
Peter's walk will begin at the Black Bull car park and progress to Lemsford via Saul Wood, Ayott Green, Brocket Park, and Lemsford. Returning via Brocket Hall, Cromer Hyde, Symonds Hyde Great Wood, Colemans Green, then along Devils Dyke to Wheathampstead. There are possible pub stops at Ayot Green, Lemsford and Coleman Green. Let Peter know if you intend to join him at The Bull car park. mobile 07847 659156, 07547 893704. peter.astier@yahoo.co.uk.
9.30 Priory School
4pm 12 mls
Weatherspoon Wander
Peter Astier 01582 490085
Bring your ideas about where to walk today and discuss them over tea/coffee. May involve a bus or two.
09.00 Gary Cooper
About 12 ml
Day Walk
Les Price
Les' s walk   Details to follow.
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Half-day walk
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Walk leader needed.
Stopsley to Dunstable
David 07477004170
09.15 busway bus to Luton station then 09.41 100/101  bus to Stopsley (Jansell House). Walk via Galley Hill, Sundon, Chalton, Houghton Regis to the Gary Cooper.
09.05 Church St bus stop (Winston Churchill)
About 12 ml.
Kensworth to Studham Circular
Intermediate walk
Olwen 07451334251
We will walk at an easy pace from Whipsnade Heath to Old Kensworth. Then up the hill to Kensworth and on towards Holywell and on to Studham. We will then follow the Chiltern Way to Whipsnade.
Meet Priory School at 9.30 am
Return 2.30 approx
Distance 8 miles approx
Little Brickhill
Day Walk
David 07477004170
09.30 French's Ave.
Weatherspoon Wander
Bring your ideas about where to walk today and discuss them over tea/coffee. May involve a bus or two.
09.00 Gary Cooper
About 12 ml
Walk leader needed.
Slip End wander
Half-day walk
Eila 07964291892
An easy walk. Going up to Pepperstock, Slip End, touching Caddington and back to Stockwood Park. There are also nice gardens and a tea room there if people want to use them.   It is fairly flat, without stiles, but if we have rain it maybe a little muddy in places.
9.30 Wilco/Yum Yum car park
Return about 2.00 pm 5-6 miles
Leighton Buzzard
David 07477004170
09.30 F70 bus to Leighton Buzzard. Circular walk then F70/77 back to Dunstable
09.20 High Street North bus stop (Santander)
About 12 mls
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Half-day walk
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Walk leader needed.
Day Walk
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Les's walk. Details to follow.
Stoke Hammond to Leighton Buzzard
Mike Mid week Walk
Mike 07594577129
Walking north from Stoke Hammond to Leighton Buzzard along the Grand Union Canal with a Lunch stop (Optional) at The Globe pub.Booking required with myself details to be agreed later. Classed as easy walk along the canal footpath.
9.50am High St North bus stop to pick up the 10am no F77 to Bletchley .
Return late afternoon from Leighton Buzzard if dining.
Distance 5/6 miles.
Weatherspoon Wander
Bring your ideas about where to walk today and discuss them over tea/coffee. May involve a bus or two.
09.00 Gary Cooper
About 12 ml
Whiteleaf Hill
Day Walk
David 07477004170
09.30 French's Ave.
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Intermediate walk
contact
Intermediate walk.  About 8/9 milesWalk leader needed.
Harpenden to Dunstable
David 07477004170
09.15 busway bus to Luton station then 09.40 321 to Harpenden (The George). Walk to the Gary Cooper.
09.05 Church St bus stop (Winston Churchill)
About 12 ml.
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Half-day walk
contact
Walk leader needed.
Wheathampstead
Day Walk
David 07477004170
09.30 Wilko car park
Weatherspoon Wander
Bring your ideas about where to walk today and discuss them over tea/coffee. May involve a bus or two.
09.00 Gary Cooper
About 12 ml
Woburn
Day Walk
David 07477004170
09.30 French's Ave.
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Intermediate walk
contact
Intermediate walk.  About 8/9 miles Walk leader needed.
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